MS03-001: Unchecked buffer in Locate Service (810833)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The Microsoft Locate service is a name server that maps logical names
to network-specific names.

There is a security vulnerability in this server that allows an
attacker to execute arbitrary code in it by sending a specially
crafted packet to it.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11212 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6666

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0003